As you may already know, last week a critique appeared of a paper authored by three friends of mine, Markel Vigo, Justin Brown, and Vivian Conway. Indeed, Markel and I are colleagues in the same laboratory. This critique was written by Karl Groves regarding a paper entitled “Benchmarking web accessibility evaluation tools: measuring the harm…
Some new work – just off the press: We provide 17 coping tactics visually disabled users employ on the Web. We frame problematic situations that provoke tactics within the context of coping theory. Coping tactics are behavioural markers of cognitive processes that indicate problematic situations. Detecting tactics enables alleviating problematic situations and opens new avenues in web evaluation and modelling.
Well as you can expect, after the W4A 2013 and W4A Camp 2013 there comes the trip report. I can tell you that the research was excellent and the quality of discussion was awesome. But don’t take my word for it have a look at the videos for each session.
What do you do when the coder’s haven’t included WAI-ARIA in the AJAX. Option 1, ignore it and quote the guidelines; Option 2, try to manually flag it and fix it; or Option 3 try to automatically fix it by programmatically injecting the correct WAI-ARIA directly into content – client side. We discuss Option 3!